“Moose is an international organization of men and women,
dedicated to caring for young and old,
bringing communities closer together, and celebrating life.”
The Spring Convention will be early this year
starting on February 8, 2018 Therefore in order to get the Convention Booklet assembled and printed the drop dead date will
be January 27, 2018. The finished product will be delivered to the printer on the 29th. Again a full page 5 1/2" x 8
1/2 " will be $40.00 and a half page 5 1/2" x 4" will be $20.00. Executive Board Reports , District Reports
and Committee Reports will be free. All ads will be greyscale. Ads should be paid for before the convention. Any further information
contact Dan Brink 1171 Billyville Rd. Woodbine Ga. 31569 Only 4 days left to place your ad
don't let time slip by.
Georgia Moose Association
Executive Board 2017-2018
President: Danny Walker
Past President: Roger
**Our GA Council of Higher Degrees Meetings will be January
27, 2018, at Thomson Moose Lodge # 477, 1606 Augusta Road, Thomson GA 30824 (706)
595-2582. Our Meetings are being held in conjunction with the District 2 Meeting
at 11:00. Lunch will be served at 12:00, which may be
purchased from the Lodge. Our Board of Officers will meet @ 12:30.
Any proposals should be submitted to R. Clarke Farmer, President, prior to our Board Meeting.
Our General Members’ Meeting will be held @ 1:00. After
our Meetings, there will be a session for ‘Membership Retention’ phone calls to be made by any Higher Degree Member,
who is willing to assist!! If your Chapter, Lodge or Moose Legion would like to bring a listing of your
arrearages for us, please do so. Please plan to stay in Thomson as late as it takes to get these very important
calls made!! We will do our best to assist each of you!! Please share this information
with your Chapter, Lodge and Moose Legion groups. We can’t wait!! This
should be SO beneficial for our Fraternity!!!
**DUES… Are you current with Annual Membership
Dues (Jan. 1-Dec. 31)…$10.00 per year? Or, you may inquire about the cost of a Life Membership.
Dues should be mailed to Secretary/Treasurer, Marie B. Foster, 1982 Banks Creek Church Road, Portal GA
30450! Thanks!! If you have any questions, call (706)
540-3863 or e-mail to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
**Our 2018 Board of Officers are looking forward to a successful
new year!! We are here for you!! We trust that each of you will have a very Merry Christmas
and a wonderful New Year!! Your assistance and input are very much needed, so don’t hesitate to let
your voice be heard!! Together, we can make our Georgia Moose Association acquire the No. 1 position with
Moose International!!! Hope to see each of you at our Mid-Year Conference, February 8-11, 2018 at the Macon
Marriott City Center, Macon GA. Reservations may be made now…mention GA Moose Association, when
making them!!! 478 621-5300
2018 Board of Officers
Clarke Farmer, President
Suzanne Cadwell, Jr. Past President
Warner Robins Chapter
Shirley Curl, Vice President
Sarah McGuffey, Chaplain
Statesboro & Athens Chapters
GMA State Karaoke Finals March 3, 2018 at Henry County
Moose Lodge 2170 at 7:00 PM
Going To the Mid-Year Convention at the Macon Marriott
Make plans to get your room now Call 866-882-4465 and reserve your room. Cut off date
is January 18th 2018. State Secretary advises no more rooms are available now.
STATE CONVENTION REGISTRATION
GEORGIA MOOSE ASSOCIATION
MID YEAR CONFERENCE
PRE- REGISTERATION FORM
NAME AND #_____________________________
PAST GOVERNOR ___________
FRIDAY – PAST PRESIDENTS LUNCHEON
SATURDAY MOOSE LEGION BREAKFAST
SATURDAY- FELLOWSHIP LUNCHEON
REMIT CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO: Georgia Moose Association Inc.
62 Honey Lane
Mc Donough Ga 30252
Pre-registration accepted until FEBRUARY 8,2018 after
which fee is $15.00
MAKE ROOM RESERVATIONS SEPERATELY 1/800-Marriot
Please bring can goods
for the VETS HOME as part of our community service
Georgia Moose Association
2018 MIDYEAR CONFERENCE
MACON MARRIOTT CONFERENCE CENTER
FEBRUARY 8-11, 2018
Welcome Official Visitors:
Leuer – General Governor Moose International
Pettit - Grand Regent
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT
Homeport Home for
THURSDAY – FEBRUARY 8th :
8:30 AM Moose Legion
10:00 AM LOOM Session III
Call to Order: President Tommy Brown, Presiding
First Time Attendees Welcome:
Tommy Brown, President
Call of GMA Officers & Chairmen: Buster Skelton, Secretary
Call of Lodges: District Presidents
10:30 AM WORKSHOP 2: Advertising VS Promotion
WORKSHOP 3: Putting the “U” in Community
12:30 PM: Fellowship Members Luncheon & Meeting
hold membership in the Fellowship or Pilgrim Degree)
Saturday – February
10th – continued:
2:00 PM: LOOM Session IV: Open to the Public Events
Call to Order: President Tommy Brown
GMA Liaison Comments: Lynn Ridder
Assistant Director Membership
– Field Operations Dave Smoot: Program Updates
Achievement Award: Buster Skelton, Secretary
After the opening session the roll call of lodges will be at the discretion
of the State President.
*** All Workshops are being conducted within the respective LOOM Session.
- No smoking or alcoholic beverages are permitted in
any meeting or session at the Convention.
rooms shall be closed during all sessions of the Convention.
- Only members holding Convention Registration Badge shall be admitted to the meeting sessions
and the hospitality rooms. Non-registered members do not qualify for admittance.
- Proper behavior
of members is required; members acting inappropriately shall be subject to disciplinary action.
- Members who smoke on the hotel
property will do so under the rules & regulations of the hotel and will properly police their area and dispose of
butts in proper containers.
MUST be deposited in the provided receptacles – the Hotel
host works hard to maintain their grounds to blend with the natural environment – let’s help them.
Please DO NOT Liter.
- The wearing of regalia during the meeting sessions of the
Convention is encouraged; members presenting or sitting at the head table of any session or meeting shall wear coat,
dress shirt, and tie, long trousers, and appropriate closed toe shoes.
- All Alcoholic Beverages will be dispensed inside the HOSPITALITY ROOM
ONLY. NO drinks may be removed from the Hospitality Room.
- Tips program will be enforced by
the GMA Officers and the Motel.